Lit Hum

Wed, Jan 27, 2016, 10:00am
Bring out the dead white guys, because it’s time to start anew! If you failed to take proper notes, slept during class, or avoided reading any of the books, then prepare to… not change at all.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 3:20pm
Fall break is upon us and with it, the annual struggle to tell your friends what you’ll be doing to celebrate. Maybe you’ll catch up on sleep, or go home to avoid Halloween parties, or explore the city…or maybe you don’t have friends...that’s ok too.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015, 12:12pm
What is the role of trigger warnings in the modern university?
Tue, Sep 29, 2015, 11:08am
How many times have you heard a spiel about how the Lit Hum syllabus is strictly composed of dead, white men? Well fear not, because there’s a new bitch on the block and her name is Sappho.
Sat, Jun 6, 2015, 5:41pm
The updated Literature Humanities syllabus was just released, and on it came several changes that were rumored to be in the works earlier this year, both in
Thu, Apr 30, 2015, 1:02am
Lit Hum texts, wrought with histories and narratives of exclusion and oppression, can be difficult to read and discuss as a survivor, a person of color, or a student from a low-income background.
Mon, Apr 27, 2015, 9:32pm
Students taking Columbia’s Literature Humanities course next fall may be getting a revised syllabus on the first day of class.
Sun, Mar 29, 2015, 5:39pm
College Days are back! An (almost) week-long event sponsored by CCSC that celebrates all the things that make being in Columbia College special, each day is dedicated to a facet of the CC Core.
Fri, Jan 23, 2015, 11:15am
YA Lit Hum re-imagines texts from
Tue, Sep 2, 2014, 10:04am
I have to preface this with a disclaimer: I like both Literature Humanities and Contemporary Civilization. They’re worthwhile classes (even if their syllabi fall short on the Women and People of Color scales) and they foster fascinating discussions.